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Anonymous group take down child porn sites

Well known hacking group Anonymous will be popular this week as they claim to have taken down 40 child pornography websites while publishing the names of 1,500 people involved. This happened around a week ago but has just surfaced at the weekend. They posted statements on pastebin saying that they …

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Apple celebrate Steve Jobs with video

Apple published a video on their website yesterday celebrating the life of Steve Jobs who died aged 56 after losing a battle against pancreatic cancer. The 80 minute video is called ‘Celebrating Steve’ and includes a series of speakers from the Wednesday event, which wasn’t available to the public. In …

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Microsoft Youtube channel gets weekend hack

Microsoft are dealing with a rather embarrassing situation today, as their Youtube channel appears to have been hacked at the weekend. All of their videos were removed and replaced with short clips. We checked this morning and they seem to have the situation under control now. According to Mashable, four …

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Are Apple becoming a good ‘value for money’ option?

Apple have always had a reputation for being an expensive option, when considering a new computer or smartphone, but in recent months some analysts and journalists have commented on pricing – we wonder are they becoming a good ‘value for money’ supplier of tech goodies? When we look at the …

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Mad Katz preps production of left handed mice for perverts

Looking around the game-related stands at Dennis Publishing’s London International Technology Show at the Excel Centre, we noticed an aberration.  The problem is that some of these gaming people are complete perverts. Really out there. What are we talking about?  Well, it’s that horrific affliction that no one dare talk …

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Apple stay strong after the death of Steve Jobs

After the death of Steve Jobs, many concerns were raised that Apple may have lost some of their leading executive team. Board member and former US Vice President Al Gore said the concerns are unwarranted and that the team will remain strong. He spoke at the All Things D technology …

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New version of Gmail about to be released

Google are set to release an updated version of Gmail. It will offer a redesigned conversation thread system and an enhanced search algorithm. A video was posted online explaining the new features and changes. The video is presented by Jason Cornwell, the user experience designer for Gmail. Access to the …

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MC Hammer to create better search engine than Google

In one of the more bizarre stories this week, MC Hammer, the famous rapper with the baggy trousers is developing his own search engine. He has commented, claiming that it will be better than Google, or Bing. The rapper has announced the platform, called ‘WireDoo’ which has been 24 months …

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Ozone hole over Antarctica causes concern

Scientists have been analysing the Ozone hole over the Antarctica and have came to a rather frightening conclusion. The hole reached its annual peak on September the 12th and stretched across 10.05 million square miles, according to a report that NASA filed yesterday. NASA work with the National Oceanographic and …

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Kogan release new low cost tablets

Kogan have released a new low cost Tablet in the UK to target the audience who are unwilling or unable to spend more for a mobile device. The pricing in the UK for the 8 inch tablet is around the £120 price point. The 10 inch version is only £30 …

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Powercolor to release new SlingIt multimedia solution

PowerColor today introduces all-new multimedia solution, SlingIt, which is designed to help centralize and distribute entertainment to various devices inside your home. SlingIt creates a gateway to wireless entertainment by offering a pair of devices that builds a bridge among multi rooms. Beams Digital Content from HDMI Source to HDTV …

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Nokia to reveal new Windows Phones

Microsoft said today that Nokia are going to be releasing new Windows OS phones within the next week. They hope that the new products from Nokia will help boost their sales in Europe and other parts of the world. Andy Lees, the Windows Phone division chief said that Nokia phones …

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Apple remember Steve Jobs with Coldplay and Norah Jones

The tributes to Steve Jobs keep flooding in and Apple held a celebration for employees which featured music from ColdPlay and Norah Jones. Apple held the employee memorial yesterday and the new CEO Tim Cook spoke, according to postings that people made on Twitter who watched or attended the event. …

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Noctua announces free upgrade for Intel LGA2011

Noctua today announced its new NM-I2011 mounting kit for LGA2011. Continuing Noctua’s tradition of supplying its customers with SecuFirm2™ mountings free of charge, the NM-I2011 kit allows Noctua users to upgrade to Intel’s upcoming LGA2011 socket for Core i7-3000 (Sandy Bridge-E) processors. The new mounting is backwards compatible with all …

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Thermaltake Armor A30 Small Form Factor Case Review

Competitive gaming is becoming increasingly popular and an ever expanding audience frequent LAN meetings such as Multiplay’s Insomnia 43 in Telford.  Anyone who has attended an event such as Insomnia 43 will know that it is a pain lugging around a full size tower case PC.  As a result, small …

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AData gets flash with its USB 3 drives

Old and grey, KitGuru can remember when the capacity of USB pen drives were measured in mega bytes and cost a fortune. The world turns and each revolution brings with it, well, a revolution. Today sees the UK launch of some new USB pen drives that are a little bigger, …

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MSI X79A-GD65 8D – X79 photos leak

With Intel’s upcoming X79 release just around the corner we managed to get hold of a handful of MSI X79A-GD65 8D pictures. MSI are releasing several new products in this range including the 4 DIMM X79A-GD45 and a micro-ATX 4 DIMM X79MA-GD45 motherboards. All of the boards follow the highest …

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ASRock Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 Review

This year we have seen ASRock launch an attack on the high end market with a steady stream of quality motherboards for both AMD and Intel platforms. I use several of their boards myself at home and have found them to be very reliable and extremely straightforward to overclock. Today …

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LN2: So what is the real cost of Liquid Nitrogen?

Whenever a web site wants to wow and woo its audience, they reach for the HD cams and go in search of some serious overclocking. More often than not, the coolant of choice is Liquid Nitrogen, but have you ever wondered how much the stuff costs?  KitGuru dons protective gear …

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